Jose E. Capilla

Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain

Professor José E. Capilla Romá, graduated at the Technical University of Valencia (Spain) in 1986, obtained a PhD degree in Water Resources in the same University (1989). He has occupied different positions with both academic and Management responsibilities in the School of Civil Engineering and was appointed as Professor in 1993. He has occupied the position of Vice-president of the Technical University of Valencia (2003), and of General Director of Universities and Higher Education in the Valencian Government (2004). Visiting Scientist at Stanford University (1995, 1998) and Visiting Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1999-2000). In 1999, awarded with Research Award in Waste Technologies in Valencia, Spain. His main current areas of interest in research are simulation of complex water resources systems and risk analysis, mathematical modelling of flow and mass transport in groundwater, assessment of climate change impacts on water resources, and development of response strategies to climate change. Since 1986 he has taken part and lead different research activities within more than fifty research and technological projects. These include several European projects and other international joint projects in the field of flow and mass transport modelling related with the deep underground disposal of nuclear waste. He has served and/or belongs to different evaluation expert groups for research projects under the 5th, 6th and 7th Framework Programmes of the European Community; INTAS; CYTED and other evaluation units in Germany, Sweden, Russia, etc. He is author/co-author of more than fifty (peer review) scientific publications (excluding technical reports) and more than hundred and fifty communications in National/International Technical and Scientific Meetings. Besides, he has served as member of Scientific Advisory Committees of several International Conferences.

Biography Updated on 9 December 2012

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